5 DAYS - BHUTAN HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

5 DAYS - BHUTAN HIGHLIGHTS ROAD TOUR

You can start this tour by road from Phuentsholing which borders the Indian state of West Bengal, with the option of exiting either from Paro by air or returning by road to Phuentsholing.  This tour takes you through three historically important valleys in western Bhutan in a relatively short period of time through Bhutan's foothills, the capital city of Thimphu, Punakha, and Paro - home of the Taktsang or Tiger’s Nest.

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BHUTAN HIGHLIGHTS ROAD TOUR (5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS)

DAY 1: ARRIVE PHUENTSHOLING – THIMPHU

  • Arrive Phuentsholing, Our guide will be at the Phuentsholing gate to receive you

  • Stroll around main Phuentsholing town if time permits

  • Drive to Thimphu

  • En route visit to Kharbandi Lhakhang

  • Make a walk through Thimphu town

Overnight at hotel in Thimphu 2400m

DAY 02: THIMPHU - PUNAKHA

  • Morning, visit to Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Point)

  • Visit National Memorial Chorten

  • Visit Changangkha Lhakhang

  • After lunch proceed to Punakha via Dochula Pass

  • En route visit to Lamperi Park

  • On arrival, visit suspension bridge

Overnight at hotel in Punakha 1300m

DAY 03: PUNAKHA - THIMPHU - PARO

  • After breakfast, visit Punakha Dzong- “The Palace of Great Happiness”

  • Short walk to Chimi Lhakhang

  • Proceed to Paro visiting Semtokha Dzong enroute.

  • Lunch at Thimphu before proceeding to Paro

  • On arrival visit to Ta Dzong

  • Birds Eye View Point of Airport

Overnight at hotel in Paro 2300m

DAY 04:  PARO

  • Hike to historical Taktsang Monastery - Tiger's Nest (3200m)

  • Visit other places of interest in Paro valley

  • Stroll around Paro town

  • Overnight at hotel in Paro (2300m)

DAY 05: DEPART PARO

After breakfast, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. 

INCLUDED IN YOUR PACKAGE

  • Bhutan Tourist Tariff Royalty & Visa fees.

  • All private excursions and transfers in air-conditioned vehicle.

  • Local English speaking guide/tour leader.

  • Experienced driver.

  • Accommodation in government approved hotels & guesthouses.

  • All meals in Bhutan.

  • All entrance fees and permits.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Airfare to and from Bhutan

  • Travel Insurance

  • Bar expenses & other expenses of personal nature such as tipping

  • Expenses for additional activities such as biking, rafting , ponies etc